Guatemala City, Guatemala, Guatemala
Engineer Francisco Vela
R. Galeotti Torres Escultor 1980
Al conmemorarse el LXXV aniversario de la inauguración del Mapa en Relieve de la Republica de Guatemala, el Ministerio de la Defensa Nacional dispuso erigir este monumento que glorifica a su autor Teniente Colonel e Ingeniero Francisco Vela, gloria de Guatemala y orgullo para la Escuela Politécnica.
Guatemala, Octubre de 1982
Engineer Francisco Vela surveys for the Relief Map in the highlands
R. Galeotti Torres, Sculptor 1980
In order to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the inauguration of the Relief Map of the Republic of Guatemala, the Ministry of National Defense erected this monument, which glorifies its author, Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela, glory of Guatemala and pride of the Guatemalan Military College.
Guatemala, October 1982
Location. 14° 39.642′ N, 90° 30.523′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Marker can be reached from Avenida Simeon Cañas. Click for map. The marker is near the small museum at the Relief Map of Guatemala at the end of Avenida Simeon Cañas.
Other nearby markers. Engineer Claudio Urrutia M. (a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant Colonel and Engineer Francisco Vela (within shouting distance of this marker); First Council of the City of Guatemala (approx. 1.5 kilometers away); Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (approx. 1.6 kilometers away); Mariano Guerrero de Léon (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Guatemala City.
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